Plough Monday

Also known as

  • Lort Monday
  • Plow Monday

Article

First Monday after the Feast of the Epiphany. On that Monday, alms were formerly offered to God for the good of the Church and to obtain a blessing on the land which was ploughed at that time.

MLA Citation

  • “Plough Monday”. New Catholic Dictionary. Saints.SQPN.com. 25 December 2010. Web. 30 August 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/plough-monday/>